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    PTC Cautions Parents, Advertisers, about Sexually-Explicit “Dating” Show

    by  • June 29, 2016 • Advertiser Accountability, Cable Choice, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization • 16 Comments

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    The Parents Television Council is issuing an urgent call of caution to parents that a sexually-explicit, teen-targeted program called “Dating Naked” will be airing on the teen-targeted VH1 basic cable network. Additionally, the PTC has contacted corporate sponsors...

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    Lady Gaga Delivers Powerful Performance at Oscars to Confront Sexual Assault Epidemic; So Why Would She Help to Legitimize Sexual Violence on “American Horror Story”?

    by  • February 29, 2016 • Awards Shows, Sexualization • 26 Comments

     

    2016 Oscars

    The annual broadcast of the Academy Awards is one of the most highly anticipated televised events of the year. In what is usually the second-most-watched broadcast every year (second only to the Super Bowl), viewers tune-in to see a lavish Hollywood...

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    New PTC Research Finds Disturbing Increase in Jokes About Child Sex Abuse on “Family Guy”

    by  • May 19, 2015 • Broadcast Decency, Misrated, Ratings Reform, Sex, Sexualization, Violence • 2 Comments

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    In a new research report about Fox Broadcasting’s Family Guy, the Parents Television Council found a disturbing and increasing pattern of jokes on the show about sexually abusing children. In fact, 79 percent of all the sexually violent scenes that aired on the primetime broadcast...

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